Obituary: Billy “Charley” Swain

1944

BOSSIER CITY – Graveside memorial services for Mr. Billy “Charley” Swain, age 34, will be held Friday, October 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Springhill Cemetery, Springhill, LA with Mr. Adam Miller officiating. Interment, with full Military graveside rites, will follow under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill, LA.

A celebration of life is to follow at the residence of his father, Billy Ray Swain, 329 Whittington Road, Ivan Community.

Mr. Swain was born on April 25, 1982 in Bossier City, LA to Billy Ray and Robbie Carla Collins Swain and passed away Friday, October 21, 2016 in Bossier City. He was a member of the New Sarepta Baptist Church and a disabled veteran of the U. S. Army serving two deployments in Iraq.

He is survived by his mother, Robbie Collins Swain of Bossier City, LA; his father, Billy Ray Swain of Ivan, LA; sisters, Hannah Cowden and husband, Fred of Keithville, LA and Carla Swain Jaroch and husband, Brandon, of Las Vegas, NV; step-brothers, Josh Lee and wife, Katrina of Bossier City, LA; Adam Lee and wife, April of Doyline, LA; nephews Garrett Cowden, Bennett Jaroch, Carson Lee and niece, MacKenna Cowden; his paternal grandmother, Kathleen Swain; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Mr. Swain was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, W. A. Swain and maternal grandparents, Carl and Laverne Collins; and step-father, John W. Lee.